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  • Statistics | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    year looking after someone with dementia This represents 11 billion in lost income and 227 760 full time jobs By 2040 caregivers will be devoting 1 2 billion unpaid hours a year 3 Sources 1 Dementia Projections for the Counties Regional Municipalities and Districts of Ontario Geriatric Psychiatry Programme Clinical Research Bulletin No 16 Hopkins R W PCCC Mental Health Services Kingston June 2010 based on 2006 census and incorporating the prevalence data from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging 1994 2 Integrated Model of Dementia Care Champlain 2020 Making Choices that Matter Champlain Dementia Network April 2013 3 A new way of looking at the impact of dementia in Canada Alzheimer Society 2012 4 Dementia Evidence Brief Champlain Local Health Integration Network Alzheimer Society of Ontario July 2012 About Dementia What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop

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  • Research | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    and other dementias 2015 Recherche sur l Alzheimer et les maladies apparentées 2015 Brain Autopsy Autopsie du cerveau Autopsy for Dementias and Neurodegenerative Diseases 2015 Autopsie des victimes de la maladie d Alzheimer et d autres affections 2010 Clinical Trials http www alzheimer ca en Research participating in research About Dementia What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop In and Connect Support Groups Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Soutien en français Café rencontre Groupes de soutien Groupe de soutien pour les familles francophones Soutien individuel Education Éducation Other Opportunities Learn Online Webinars Interactive Learning Transition to Long Term Care Staff Families Working Together Dementia 101 Dementia 102 Communication Dementia 103 Behaviour Ottawa Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Other Opportunities Renfrew County Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Ressources éducatives en français Séries

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  • Invite a Speaker | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    services available through the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County Volunteers also manage booths across the region at senior wellness fairs conferences government agencies etc This provides an opportunity for participants to engage in discussions with our knowledgeable volunteers Please complete the request form by right clicking the image below and save target as Save the Request a Speaker form onto your computer Fill out the form and click the submit button Note We require a minimum of 3 weeks notice to coordinate a volunteer for your request About Dementia What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop In and Connect Support Groups Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Soutien en français Café rencontre Groupes de soutien Groupe de soutien pour les familles francophones Soutien individuel Education Éducation Other Opportunities Learn Online Webinars Interactive Learning Transition to Long

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  • Living with Dementia | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop In and Connect Support Groups Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Soutien en français Café rencontre Groupes de soutien Groupe de soutien pour les familles francophones Soutien individuel Education Éducation Other Opportunities Learn Online Webinars Interactive Learning Transition to Long Term Care Staff Families Working Together Dementia 101 Dementia 102 Communication Dementia 103 Behaviour Ottawa Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Other Opportunities Renfrew County Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Ressources éducatives en français Séries d apprentissage Webinaires Apprentissage interactif La transition vers les soins de longue durée Resources Ressources Helpful Information Caregiver Fact Sheets Publications of Interest Useful Links Wandering First Link Transition to Long Term Care For Healthcare Professionals Other Languages Renfrew County Ressources en français Renseignements essentiels pour les aidants Feuillets d information

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  • I Have Dementia | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    bring you pleasure and meaning Take one day at a time Passiveness withdrawal Ask your family to watch for this and encourage you to participate in activities that you can do Mild co ordination problems Use safety features like handrails and grab bars Remove items that may cause tripping hazards Add more light so you can see things more clearly especially around stairs hallways and entrances Difficulty doing challenging cognitive thinking tasks Realize what you can do and the limits to this Get help with tasks Focus on activities that you can manage and enjoy Difficulty making decisions Ask for help from family and friends if appropriate Ask for professional help from lawyers social workers etc if the decision needs it Increased or decreased sexual desire Read more about how to manage changes in sexual behaviour Changes in your abilities One way to cope with the changes is to focus on what you are still able to do and to continue to participate in activities that are meaningful to you There may come a time when you will have to accept help from family members and friends If you let them know what is needed they can assist in maintaining your independence Some changes you will experience Memory loss You may find that you do not remember a person s name at the time but the name comes to you later Or you start talking to someone and in mid sentence you forget what you were talking about Communication problems You may find yourself reaching for a word but it is not there Or you intend to say one word but a different word comes out Difficulty performing tasks You may find yourself getting frustrated trying to do things you used to be able to do like following a recipe using woodworking or craft tools turning on the correct burner on the stove balancing a cheque book Disorientation or confusion about time and place One person experiencing time disorientation speaks of showing up at church an hour early Another person with place disorientation is hesitant to take buses for fear of getting off at the wrong stop Visual perception problems You may be looking straight at an object but you cannot identify it For example with money you may have difficulty telling one coin from another Spatial perception problems You may have difficulty walking up and down stairs because you are misjudging the height of the stairs or the distance between them Poor or decreased judgment When judgment is affected in Alzheimer s disease you may choose clothing that is not appropriate for the weather Or not understand why it may not be safe for you to continue driving Some suggestions for adjusting to changing abilities We asked individuals living with Alzheimer s disease for their advice on how to adjust to changing abilities Here are some of their suggestions Write things down in a notebook when you are in a conversation Use Post it Notes Do one thing at

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  • Planning for the Future | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop In and Connect Support Groups Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Soutien en français Café rencontre Groupes de soutien Groupe de soutien pour les familles francophones Soutien individuel Education Éducation Other Opportunities Learn Online Webinars Interactive Learning Transition to Long Term Care Staff Families Working Together Dementia 101 Dementia 102 Communication Dementia 103 Behaviour Ottawa Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Other Opportunities Renfrew County Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Ressources éducatives en français Séries d apprentissage Webinaires Apprentissage interactif La transition vers les soins de longue durée Resources Ressources Helpful Information Caregiver Fact Sheets Publications of Interest Useful Links Wandering First Link Transition to Long Term Care For Healthcare Professionals Other Languages Renfrew County Ressources en français Renseignements essentiels pour les aidants Feuillets d information pour les aidants Transition vers les soins de longue durée

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  • Caring for Someone with Dementia | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop In and Connect Support Groups Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Soutien en français Café rencontre Groupes de soutien Groupe de soutien pour les familles francophones Soutien individuel Education Éducation Other Opportunities Learn Online Webinars Interactive Learning Transition to Long Term Care Staff Families Working Together Dementia 101 Dementia 102 Communication Dementia 103 Behaviour Ottawa Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Other Opportunities Renfrew County Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Ressources éducatives en français Séries d apprentissage Webinaires Apprentissage interactif La transition vers les soins de longue durée Resources Ressources Helpful Information Caregiver Fact Sheets Publications of Interest Useful Links Wandering First Link Transition to Long Term Care For Healthcare Professionals Other Languages Renfrew County Ressources en français Renseignements essentiels pour les aidants Feuillets d information pour les aidants

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  • Community Dementia Services | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    613 562 9777 Fax 613 562 0259 Bruyère Memory Program This service focuses on the early diagnosis mild to moderate of dementia and the difficult diagnosis of atypical patients with dementia at any stage and at any age A physician referral is required Address Élisabeth Bruyère Health Centre Sisters of Charity of Ottawa Health Service 75 Bruyère Street Room 399 13 Ottawa ON K1N 5C7 Telephone 562 6322 Fax 562 6013 Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario RGPEO Both of these programs focus on the diagnostic assessment in people with dementia and other medical problems in people over the age of 60 A physician referral may be required EAST East Program for patients east of Bronson Avenue and the Rideau River Address Élisabeth Bruyère Telephone 613 562 6362 Fax 613 562 6373 WEST West program for patients west of Bronson Avenue and the Rideau River Address Queensway Carleton Hospital Telephone 613 721 0041 Fax 613 820 6659 Geriatric Assessment Outreach Teams Health care professionals from various backgrounds multidisciplinary team visit individuals in their home to identify problems and refer to other RGPEO or community programs Geriatric Day Hospitals This hospital based program provides a multi disciplinary team who assesses and diagnoses problems and provides treatment and rehabilitation services on an outpatient basis Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre Geriatric Psychiatry Program This program provides treatment to those with dementia who also have psychiatric problems such as depression or behavioural problems Assessments are initially provided either at the Royal Ottawa Hospital on an outpatient basis or in long term care facilities as part of its outreach services After an initial assessment treatment may be provided in the Geriatric Psychiatry Day Hospital or inpatient service A physician referral is required Address 1145 Carling Avenue Ottawa ON K1Z 7K4 Telephone 613 722 6521 ex 6507 Fax 613 798 2999 About Dementia What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop In and Connect Support Groups Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Soutien en français Café rencontre Groupes de soutien Groupe de soutien pour les

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